If it’s broke, wait to fix it until later

Walter Pincus reports in the Post that “Congress will put off a reorganization of the FBI and CIA to improve the performance of the intelligence community until it establishes a Department of Homeland Security, according to Bush administration and congressional sources.”

Great idea.

These two mammoth agencies couldn’t tie each other’s shoes, let alone put together the clues necessary to stop the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and now we’re going to complicate everything by creating another agency to battle over turf before even redefining how the CIA and FBI will change — if at all — and what went wrong.

Talk about putting the cart before the horse.